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Are Visual Effects Improving or Damaging Film?

Introduction From the very inception of film visual effects have been employed by numerous photographers and film makers to enhance, to realise and create new meaning....

Discuss Auteurist Theory in Relation to Film Directors

This essay will define and explore the inception and development of auteurist approaches to cinema - the conceit that a film may be said to...

Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from IWO JIMA

Introduction War movies have stand the test of time and gain critical and commercial success because it is important that it should be about the real...

Fellini Film Narrative

8 1/2 Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 is one of the early landmarks of postmodernism. (Bondanella, 93-116) If the myth is to be believed, Fellini had signed...

European Film Movements

European film movements are most clearly understood as part of the cinema of periphery in relation to popular Hollywood productions. In consideration of examples from...

A Critical Analysis of the Documentary 'Supersize Me'

In 2004, the American film-maker Morgan Spurlock made a documentary film "Supersize Me". Produced in response to the unsuccessful legal suits against McDonald's fast food,...